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Rick Wakeman


Symphonic Prog

1.09 | 4 ratings

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1 stars I guess most of prog fans knows the first WAKEMAN's wonderful albums. Looking at this one cuts, anybody could think that this is another compilation, but here we have new versions of famous and beautiful previous stuff (most of 1974's masterpiece "Journey To The Centre Of The Earth").

Loyal to his own '80s and '90s style, Rick performed a sort of light-new age instrumental album with plastic and, sometimes, funny sounds. Melodies are great (nothing new seeing the track-list), but magic and energy are absent here. The usual Rick's pyrotechnics are not enough; to try to compare these with the original tracks would be almost a sacrilege. For completists only.

Marcelo | 1/5 |


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